Toronto #11: St. Lawrence Hall and Market

The grand St. Lawrence Hall is built on the ruins of a burned out farmers market in what is now the historic neighbourhood of the Old Town of York. It quickly became the social centre for public gatherings and major events. Council Meetings were held in the first City Hall which was built immediately to the south on the shores of Lake Ontario. When Council outgrew the building it became the St. Lawrence Market but still retains the original Council Chamber. In 2012 the market was named the best food market in the world by National Geographic

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